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Lot 43: Rare Steel and Gilt Verge Watch

Rare Steel and Gilt Verge Watch
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Description:
A rare mid 18th Century French verge in a chased steel and gilt consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm steel balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Pentagonal baluster pillars. Wound through the signed white enamel dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, decorative pierced gold hands. Very rare steel consular case, the scene of a couple in a garden and a man sitting on an arch chased and engraved. The matted areas of the scene washed with gilt. Polished steel interior, steel pendant and bow.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.2″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1750
Condition: In excellent working condition.
Low Estimate: £4,500.00
High Estimate: £7,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 46: Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Pearl Watch & Chatelaine

Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Pearl Watch & Chatelaine
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Description:
An early 19th Century French verge watch and chatelaine in an unusual gold and enamel half hunter case set with diamonds and pearls. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Signed engine turned gold dial, small central chapter of white enamel marked in Arabic numerals, blue steel hands. Unusual 18 carat gold case with ribbed middle. The covers decorated in translucent dark blue enamel over an engine turned ground with diamond set rings. Bezels set with a row of split pearls with matching pearl set chatelaine.
Dimensions:
Height: 6.5″
Width: 1.6″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In excellent condition, no pearl or diamonds deficient, movement currently working.
Low Estimate: £3,500.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 47: Three Colour Gold Quarter Repeating Watch

Three Colour Gold Quarter Repeating Watch
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Description:
A late 18th Century French quarter repeating verge in an unusual glazed consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with gilt indicator. Push pendant dumb quarter repeating on two blocks in the case. Winding through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gilt hands. Unusual consular case with glazed hinged back protecting the two colour gold decoration on the back depicting a scene in an oval.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.3″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In excellent working condition, very small hairline crack near the number eleven.
Low Estimate: £3,500.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 53: Viennese Rock Crystal Snail Clock, Anton Hiebner

Viennese Rock Crystal Snail Clock, Anton Hiebner
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Description:
The rock crystal snail being pulled by two pearl set hippocamps with a triton in the centre guiding them by a pearl and silver chain On a Lapis and step cut enamelled base The movement by Anton Hiebner The base struck with Austrian control marks for 1902-21 And also French control marks for 1893.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.75″
Width:
Length:
Circa: 1893
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £5,000.00
High Estimate: £7,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 71: Silver, Enamel & Rock Crystal Ewer, Ratzersdorfer

Silver, Enamel & Rock Crystal Ewer, Ratzersdorfer
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Description:
The rock crystal carved with swirling flutes enhanced by corded silver mounts, the silver-gilt mounts enamelled with creatures among scrollwork, ewer with town and maker’s mark, tazza with later French control mark only, Hermann Ratzersdorfer.
Dimensions:
Height: 8.1″
Width: 7.7″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition:
Low Estimate: £15,000.00
High Estimate: £20,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 115: French Enamel and Silver Gilt Perfume Bottle

French Enamel and Silver Gilt Perfume Bottle
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Description:
French enamel and silver gilt pear shaped perfume bottle. Enamel scene on one side showing a young boy playing an instrument, the reverse shows a woman with two young children, similarly decorated top with decorative silver mounts.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.4″
Width: 1.3″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In very good condtion, enamel without repair and hinge works well,
Low Estimate: £400.00
High Estimate: £600.00

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Lot 119: A French Silver-Gilt and Enamel Scent Bottle

A French Silver-Gilt and Enamel Scent Bottle
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Description:
With French Control Mark for ‘Small Articles’, last half 19th Century, pear-shaped and with vari-coloured enamel foliage, flowers and strapwork, with hinged cover.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.3″
Width: 1.3″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Very good condition, stopper is complete and hinge works well.
Low Estimate: £800.00
High Estimate: £1,200.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 125: Very Fine Lacquer and Ivory Set

Very Fine Lacquer and Ivory Set
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Description:
A suite of 18th century French gold-mounted ivory etui, sealing wax holder and bodkin case inlaid with stained fruiting vines, by Jean-Baptiste Gillet, Paris, 1770, in fitted case.
Dimensions:
Height: 5″
3.1″
4.1″
Width: 1″
1.4″
0.9″
Length:
Circa: 1850
Condition: Excellent condition, no sign of damage or repair. Etui is missing insert.
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 130: French Gold Mounted and Lacquer Snuff Box

French Gold Mounted and Lacquer Snuff Box
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Description:
19th Century French exquisite 18k gold-mounted & Japanese lacquer snuff box, rectangular shaped with cut corners, sides, base and the lid mounted with Japanese lacquered panels, the lid decorated in Japanese taste with an exotic bird in the woods, the gold mounts beautifully enameled with floral decoration on matted ground.
Dimensions:
Height: 1.8″
Width: 3.15″
Length:
Circa: 1830
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £8,000.00
High Estimate: £12,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 135: French Gold, Enamel and Gem Set Perfume Bottle

French Gold, Enamel and Gem Set Perfume Bottle
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Description:
French gold and enamel gem set perfume bottle, rounded shoulders rock crystal carved with scrolls and faces to the sides leading to a three colour gold mount. The lid with cream enamelling, the neck alternately enamelled with white and pink on panels. The white enamelled lid engraved with flowers set with diamonds in a criss cross pattern with a cabochon amethyst top. When open it has Greek key designs on both sides, the lid acts as the stopper, all in two colour gold. No marks but probably Cartier.
Dimensions:
Height: 3″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Excellent condition, no chips or cracks to the rock crystal base, gold mounts and enamel also in excellent condition with no sign of repair or damage.
Low Estimate: £5,000.00
High Estimate: £7,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 141: Very Fine French Gold and Enamel Scent Bottle

Very Fine French Gold and Enamel Scent Bottle
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Description:
Fine and rare gold and enamel scent bottle painted with Atlanta and Meleager on a dark blue ground, the lid painted with a putto playing a lyre, pierced and enamelled gold foot, containing glass stopper.
Dimensions:
Height: 4.15″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1870
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 152: French Gold and Enamel Snuff Box

French Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
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Description:
A good three colour oval gold and enamel snuff box enameled in red over engine turning with white borders with a central three colour gold plaque depicting a dog barking at birds stealing eggs from an over turned basket the sides with four gold and enameled panels the base enamelled in red with white borders the interior with the makers mark of Jean Charles Marie Boudou Paris 1783 on the base lid and the central base sides.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.15″
Width: 2.75″
Length:
Circa: 1783
Condition: Fine
Low Estimate: £9,000.00
High Estimate: £12,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 175: Silver Gilt and Enamel Birdbox, Charles Bruguier

Silver Gilt and Enamel Birdbox, Charles Bruguier
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Description:
Fussee movement, when wound and start/stop slide to centre slid to the right, the bird rises smoothly through very finely tooled and pierced gilt grille, moving beak, head turning, wings, tailfeather bobbing and body from side-to-side to paused sequential birdsong in 1-1-2-3-2-3-4 order lasting over 20 seconds. The bird with exquisite alternate banded feathered plumage in lime and dark greens, head with teal green highlighted with orange sides, inset front polished bay border, lid interior with petit-painted enamel study of roses, pansies and French blues within floral spray on duck-egg blue ground, laurel leaf tooled border, in magnificent silver-gilt case with the movement plate beside mainspring ratchet stamped C. BRUGUIER, the corners with mitre point shaped corners, main top with geometric trefoils from black enamel frame, further floral enamel spray spandrels finished with double black enamel framing, multiplediamond tooled edge frieze before full tooled sides featuring delicate swags and leaves from central obverse heart crests, union-tie corners, hidden key compartment to rear and underside with large crested cartouche to chequer-board ground and loop-wave frieze surround.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.65″
Width: 3.85″
Length:
Circa: 1830
Condition: Very good
Low Estimate: £25,000.00
High Estimate: £50,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 180: Pair of French Silver Enamel Vases

Pair of French Silver Enamel Vases
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Description:
Extremely pretty French enamel vases with covers in translucent royal blue enamel inset with swages of silver flowers on pedestal bases with scrolled silver handles. The lids enamelled and in-layed the interior silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 6.1″
Width: 4.5″
Length:
Circa: 1870
Condition: Good, some small dents to one of the vases and repairs to the enamel in parts.
Low Estimate: £1,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

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Lot 181: French Niello Whistle/Vesta

French Niello Whistle/Vesta
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Description:
A rare French niello whistle and vesta combination.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.1″
Width: 0.8″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: In very good condition, hinge works well, no damage to the silver or niello.
Low Estimate: £800.00
High Estimate: £1,200.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Authenticated Internet Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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